Budapest Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Social & optional programmes

Social programmes

Ice Breaker

Venue: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Included in registration fee / accompanying fee
Refresh yourself after travelling with Hungarian wines and finger food. Come together with your colleagues at the congress venue!

Farewell Dinner

Venue: Szekér Csárda / Budapest, Óbuda Island
Included in registration/accompanying fee
Meeting point and departure: by boat at 19.00 from Gellért Square port Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd) Buda side.

Csárdás, the world famous Hungarian folkdance with a slow introduction and a fast, wild finish got its name from its origin, from the 19th century Hungarian ‘inn’ the Csárda where it was traditionally danced.

the Oxford Dictionary

The organisers of the ENOC 2017 Congress are willing to give you a little taste of the Hungarian culture spiced with a memorable boat trip on the river Danube. Make sure not to miss this unique opportunity and attend the farewell dinner of the Budapest Congress! Beyond the pleasant boat ride you will get excellent Hungarian hospitality, traditional food, nice wines, lots of fun with colleagues and a temporary time travel back to the 19th Century to see how Csárdás was danced in a Csárda.

Half-day Excursion

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017, 13.30-18.00

Included in registration fee / accompanying fee
Departure: at 14.00 from Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Please note that for security reasons a photo ID is necessary, make sure to have it with you!

Please choose 1 from the following options:

Sightseeing tour

A half-day sightseeing tour highlights the most attractive features of the capital city. The participants can visit the impressive House of Parliament where the Coronation Regalia can be seen.

The Jewish Sights of Budapest

A four-hour long walking tour in the world’s second largest Synagogue and its surrounding including an inside visit of the Synagogue complex (Jewish Museum, ghetto and World War II area history). The Synagogue and the nearby Jewish quarter have a very rich history. By the end of the 18th century the Jewish people were allowed to leave the Buda side of the city and they create this area known as the Jewish quarter of Budapest on the Pest side.

AUDI HUNGARIA Factory visit

The visitor centre of AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. welcomes its guests and invites them to a stunning factory tour, on the path of which they will be introduced to vehicle production, the press- and body shop of our new car factory. Follow the steps and understand the phases of vehicle manufacturing and pressing process and immerse into the futuristic world of the body shop.

Optional Programmes

Budapest Bath Tour – Széchenyi Bath

Price: 35 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 15)
This tour is included in accompanies’ program!
Departure: at 09.00 from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (conference venue)

Enjoy the Széchenyi Bath, the largest thermal bath in Europe, which is located in the city park of Budapest. The Széchenyi bath is supplied by two thermal water sources with a temperature of 23°C to 38°C. The bath was built in 1913 in Neo-baroque style and is named after István Széchenyi, a 19th century Hungarian politician, theorist and writer. Transportation by public transport, an English-speaking guide and entrance fees are included, please bring appropriate swim wear.

Castle tour including National Gallery

Price: 35 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 15)
This tour is included in accompanies’ program!
Departure: at 09.00 from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (conference venue)

Admire the beautiful Buda Castle District on a 2.5-hour walking tour in Budapest. You’ll follow a guide around the cobblestone streets and hear stories of the city’s rich history. See UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Royal Palace, as well as the lesser-known landmarks such as Vienna Gate. Be sure to capture pictures with family and friends from the panoramic lookout of Fisherman’s Bastion before you head out.

Pub Crawl

Price: 35 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 20)
Meeting point and departure: at 20.00 Kálvin tér in front of the Calvinist Church

Join us for one of the most unique Budapest experiences, a visit to the famous ‘ruin pubs’ full of retro decor, strange furniture, and looping art house cinema. Regularly rated as some of the top bars in the world, these former tenements and disused public buildings have been turned into squatter’s pubs and entertainment spaces of the new wave. English-speaking guide, public transportation and limited drinks are included.

Evening Danube Cruise & Dinner

Price: 75 EUR/person (Minimum number of participants: 30)
Meeting point and departure: at 20.00 from Gellért Square port Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd) Buda side.

During this evening sightseeing tour on the River Danube, you will be welcomed with a drink and enjoy a light dinner served on the boat. During dinner a Hungarian jazz band plays the classics. The boat travels from Margaret Bridge, past the National Theatre and along the Palace of Arts, a truly unique way to enjoy the glittering sites of illuminated Budapest.

Cancellation Policy of the Optional Programmes

All the cancellations and changes must be sent to the Conference Secretariat (CongressLine Ltd) in written form. All refunds will be processed after the Conference. Please send your exact bank account details in the written cancellation.

Refund of the Optional Tours will be made as follows

  • 100% refund (minus 10 EUR administrative fee) – in case of cancellation received before 25 May, 2017
  • No refund – in case of cancellation received after 25 May, 2017
  • If the tour is not completed, the entire fee will be refunded


All payments should be made in Euro. All charges due to bank transfers have to be paid by the sender. Registration and payments sent after 15 June, 2017 may not be confirmed in written form. In this case please bring the proof of payment with you to the registration desk.

Banktransfer has to be made to

Account Holder’s name: CongressLine Ltd.
IBAN number: HU19 10404027 50504851 52551011
Bank’s name and address: K&H Bank Zrt.
(H-1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 9.)
Swift Code: OKHBHUHB

Please indicate "2017/01" and the name of the participant(s).

Credit Card

VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, American Express
Card number with expiry date, card holder’s name, billing address of the cardholder, CVC code (the last three digits on the back of the credit card where the signature is - only VISA and EC/MC) and signature of the cardholder are needed.

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